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and baltimore city leaders. the dpgovernor sat down yesterd with mike miller. o'malley says he's more confident a special session on the issue will happen this summer. supporters of expanded gambling want to add a casino in prince george's county and legalize table games at maryland casinos. >>> just about 6:07. robert griffin iii, we'll show you his new commercial that just hit the air. >>> plus, a rescue caught on tape. a woman in a wheelchair takes a frightening spill. >>> and when the hot and steamy weather could turn to stormy. weather and traffic on the ones, just ahead. >>> and next, it's not an olympic sport that maybe it should be. the viral video of some parallel ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> check this out. a woman gets encouragement while she's trying to parallel park. some drunk soccer fans cheered for her and help her park in munster, germany. somebody posted this video on youtube on sunday and already it has more than a quarter million clicks. this video was reported when germany beat arg
, mostly in baltimore city, baltimore county and anne arundel county. >>> the storms that blew through brought an end to a series of weather records we were setting. >> first word from veronica in the storm center. >> that's right, guys, we like seeing that, and we're going to talk more about the records we set in just a couple minutes. but for right now we're at 84 degrees, reagan national airport. we're running 15 to 18 degrees cooler than yesterday. look at the dew point temperature, it sits at 60 degrees right now. we have seen that number, of course, as high as 65 to around 70 the last couple days, giving us very sticky air. if you look at the satellite and radar reviews, to the north clearing skies. to the south clouds, and even a few thunderstorms. one is headed over toward ocean city. that's a weather front market right around our area. it's bringing in drier air and definitely cooler air. raffle from today, just over a quarter inch of rain, winchester, just a half inch. culpepper and just over that about a third of an inch in baltimore. storm4 radar shows nothing more than jus
it is not without controversy. >> reporter: like many cities baltimore has long sold ad space on trains and buses. now politicians here are seeing red. how unusual is it? >> it is unusual. >> reporter: councilman pete welsh is behind a proposal to sell ads on fire trucks to stop the cash strapped city from closing three stations for good. >> having advertisement puts control in the hands of the fire department itself. >> please don't shut down these companies. >> reporter: the city council just voted to support measure. >> when i first heard about the bill i thought it was idiotic. why look like nascar? after the shock wore off this shows how far we have to go to think outside the box. >> reporter: apparently baltimore isn't the only town thinking outside that box. city leaders throughout the country are getting creative to make ends meet. chicago has sold ad space on some iconic bridges to bank of america. philadelphia has rented out a transit station to at and t. and the small town of brazil, indiana let kfc advertise its fiery chicken wing on fire hydrants. critics say it is not only a bad ide
in the front of the city's courthouse in baltimore. the video was posted online and went viral. three attackers sentenced to prison time with most of the terms suspended. a fourth person will be sentenced in december. >>> frustration in fairfax county after yet another attack on a horse. someone climbed into a haddock and stabbed lucinda. she was also stabbed back in april along with two other horses. a teenager was arrested in that attack and is still in a detention center. >>> a bill that would block construction of a large gas station in montgomery county may be in trouble. one of the cosponsors is thinking about pulling the support. and that is needed to pass the county council it would block ambulances to build a gas station in costco. the massive gas station would pose a health risk, because it's too close to homes and a pool. excuse me. a plan to build prince goreorge coun county's first whole foods. developers wants to build a town center which would include a whole foods, housing, hotel, and office space. the development would create jobs and generate revenue. opponents say it will gen
on a tourist from virginia. the video shows the tourist being beaten robbed and stripped in front of a city courthouse in baltimore. the video was posted online and went viral. three of the attackers were sentence to prison time. the fourth suspect will be sentenced in december. >>> president obama is back in washington attending back to back fundraisers. about 20 people attended each event. tickets cost $40,000 a person. last month the president's campaign raised $71 million. that's less than mitt romney who held fundraisers in the hamptons last weekend. he raised $100 million in donations in june. >>> the president is renewing his fight to end the bush era tax cuts. he wants to extend cuts for households earning less than $250,000 each year. according to the census bureau only 2% of households have a combined income of $250,000 or more. many argue that the obama plan will hurt small businesses. >>> a d.c. public relations executive has been charged in the criminal probe surrounding grey's 2010 campaign. eugene yeah harris took reimbursements for campaign donations including $44,000 in str
. that front is slowly going to sag to the south. but from new york city to philly to baltimore, even d.c., there will be a chance of additional storms today. and look at the heat in the middle of the country. so the heat wave's not exactly ending for everyone unfortunately. >> unfortunately indeed. all right, bill. thanks so much. >>> well, big blue boost its outlook, ebay profits fly and burger bad guys. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, sorry ladies. signs are all pointing to george clooney, maybe off the market. >>> coming up, walk-offs, a scary fall, and did you make money in the market yesterday? if so, i know why. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry, and here are some of your top headlines this morning. a new york times cbs news poll finds the presidential race a virtual tie with mitt romney, 47%, president obama, 46%. 20 op f the voters say they may change their mind by november. >>> senator john mccain defended a top aide official. mccain said bachmann's attacks have, quote, no logic
to bring in more money. >> reporter: in san jose and san diego last month, they voted to cut city pensions. and baltimore may sell ad space on the side their trucks. >> we're getting an indication, if we don't address the problems early enough, the problems would be too big for us to solve with simple solutions and drastic measures will come. >> reporter: a scranton public works employee says he's already taken drastic action after watching his pay drop from $900 every two with weeks to $340 last payday. >> we bust our chops every day. you kind of just expect the pay. you expect your wages. this is something that shouldn't happen to anybody. >> reporter: the mayor says he just has no other option. he's proposes a 78% property tax hike over the next four yes. something people just don't want to hear about. brian? >> ron allen starting us off tonight in scranton, pennsylvania. as we mentioned, this tough economy is what was on voter's minds today. as both president obama and mitt romney campaigned in key battlegrounds. white house correspondent kristen welker with us tonight traveling with t
to london. >> she's going to london anyway. it was classy. >>> the baltimore orioles have three all-star going to kansas city and one is a maybe. that man is on the hound tonight. jason hammel gave up eight runs on wednesday against l.a. bottom two peer no score one out, dustin ackley there strikes him out and nabs are runner to end the inning. o's down 0-1. davis takes it all the way downtown and jacks that deep. i was practicing his name before the sports. the orioles lead 3-1 in the fifth inning. >>> the washington capitals have holes on the roster that needs to be filled and they have $20 million in cap space but it louisiana been an uneventful two days of free agency and that's the way it's go inning to stay. no news either for alexander semin. he made it clear he wants to spread his wings elsewhere and has been in his agents office waiting for the calls to come in. some have called him out. they called him a loser and a coach killer. maybe it scared off the masses. that is how mcphee feels about what is going on out there. >> there is a time to get in and a time to stay away.
, maryland,.66. baltimore, maryland up there around that key bridge, ocean city maryland, over 4 inches of rain today. and just looking at some of the radar rates based on radar? there could have been some spots just south of there that had around 6 inches of rain today. here's what's left. a tremendous amount of lightning. you can see it just west of annapolis, maryland. it's approaching you folks, so you're going to have a lot of lightning and get that heavy rain south of clinton maryland and then movie ining east. all of this will finally be making its way through and off the coast. that will be heading towards charles county at around waldorf. that extends right up to the north by baltimore. by tomorrow morning, it is looking quiet. our temperature has dropped 20 degrees from our high temperature of 95 today. 750 here. still in the 80s south. that rain not yet to you folks. at least not the heavy, cooling rain. here's our day planner forecast. 78-83, some sunshine early. we're back to storms for tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. high temperature about 87-88 degrees. around 2:
, baltimore, howard county, around columbia, elcotty and f city and that's where the higher rainfall totals are expected right now, between 1 and 2 inches of rain. you can see that little area in purple there does extend down into d.c. so once again, we're going to see these areas of heavy rain come through. we have the storms up to our north. we're watching closely, these making their way southeastward into carroll county and frederick but we have two lines to the west. one here coming off of i-81 and moving eastward and another powerful line this one from pittsburgh down to charleston, west virginia and in eastern parts of kentucky too. powerful line here where they've issued a severe thunderstorm watch. that's what i'm expecting between 7:00 and 11:00. stormy conditions. temperatures will be cooling off and we'll start tomorrow in the mid-70s but it's going to be humid and sticky again. all through the day tomorrow we're going to start with the showers and get a little bit of a break. then more thunderstorms for the afternoon and 80% chance into early saturday morning with very hot condi
hard now across much of howard county, maryland. this is headed to the city of baltimore. if you're traveling this morning and going up i-95 be ready for rain chances for sure. forecast for today, present of clouds around, a passing shower cannot be ruled out this afternoon. today's highs upper 80s. >>> well, there's going to be a lot of hit-and-miss showers today. if you want help for your daily forecast hour by hour, go to >> catching up with the rolling stones, who have been rocking for a half century now. and should you lease or buy your next car? we'll weigh the pros and cons of each option right after this. as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and for some people, it can work in as early as the first week of treatment. so now i can plan my days and accomplish more. lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor righ
at the totals here. baltimore maryland, 3.25 inches of rain. ocean city over four inches of rain. annapolis maryland over half. gaithersburg, maryland, montgomery county, .78 inch of rain. what we're left after these showers and waves of rain mainly light rain moving through today. we're left with this. montgomery county south of gaithersburg, fairfax towards charles county moving east into prince george's county. more ragged showers down to the south and west of us. a stronger line that's just now getting into west virginia. but not as fierce as it was yesterday. starting to break up. still some pockets of embedded thunderstorms and that means a chance to get some isolated heavy rain. starting about 8:00 and running up to midnight to 1:00 a.m. in the morning. 77 degrees. cool. showery and northeast wind too. 16 miles per hour. almost need a jacket out there this evening. by midnight, 11:00 p.m. drop to 75, 74 degrees. tomorrow morning right in town we'll be starting out in the low 70s. still some wet weather around and in fact a little cool on the north side of this front. so getting up to
." >>> welcome back to "early today." a beautiful day here towards new york city. phil request as well. three sharp line with a better chance of thunderstorms down towards d.c., baltimore as well, extending back through a good portion of tennessee, even into the southeast, eastern texas may also see a chance for a few thunderstorms. if you're watching us on news channel 8 on your side in tampa, florida, lakeland, learn about water conservation while creating your own rain thunderstorm at explorations children's matter. >> if only i was 5 again. darn. >>> now here's an early look at this morning's headlines in entertainment news. some are calling it this super hero summer at the box office because it started with "the avengers" ended with "batman returns," and this weekend belongs to another comic hero. the new friendly neighborhood spider-man spun himself a $65 million opening weekend. the amazing spidman added a whopping $129 million overseas for a grand worldwide total, get this, todd, $341 million so far. huge, huge. >>> the previous top film "ted" fell to second with an impressive $32 mil
'malley is trying to convince leaders in baltimore that a prince george's county casino would not hurt the charm city's chances of getting a casino down the road. the group devised a plan to set some casino revenue aside for the city and anne arundel county. governor o'malley is still hoping to call a special session of the legislature to take up expanded gaming. any decision would then have to be approved by the voters. >>> virginia congressman frank wolf wants state officials to investigate the tolls that drivers pay on the dulles greenway. he has asked virginia's attorney general to refer the toll situation to the consumer protection section of his office. congressman wolf has long been critical of the private company that operates the greenway. he believes the original state agreement that allowed the deal is flawed because it doesn't protect consumers. >>> a bill banning abortions in d.c. after 20 weeks of pregnancy will go up for a vote on the house floor. the house judiciary committee approved the measure this afternoon. it's based on the disputed claim that fetuses begin to feel pain at
with the theo mueller group will bring three types of yogurt, being sold in grocery stores in 17 cities across the northeast and mid-atlantic, including d.c. and baltimore. executives say the project is designed to diversify the port follow jo. >>> paying you to get off the plane a little faster. in a surveyor on airfairwash, 16% of people said they would be willing to pay to be at the front of the line. most said they would be willing to fork over $10. a few people said they would be willing to go as high as $20. >> the thing is if you're sitting in the back, do they get you up first? because everyone gets up. >> when that bell rings. >> you would be fighting your way -- >> summertime, ice-cold frozen drinks. when it comes to fruity smoothies, through a new one on the block. >> yeah, burger king is advertising real fruit smoothies, soliz crenshaw made it her latest taste test. >> if it's new, smoothies are a $3 billion industry. according to thesh so when duringer king released its menu and ad, it put it up against mcdonald's and of course smoothie king. >> so, david, to maker or deli
. the heavy rain now east cambridge, salisbury. ocean city with a few lipgerring scattered showers back to the west. warrenton and baltimore. we could see more 9:00 a.m. and sunny, 79 to 83. again by noontime already up to 90, maxing out at 95 today. >> i-95 northbound. ft. mchenry tunnel, the that right tube closed. multivehicle crash with four vehicles. traffic is reversing out of the tube. they're getting in the left tube. you are going to see delays on i-95 northbound in maryland. let's head over to woodbine. route 94, this woodbine road is closed from old frederick road to i-70 because of down trees in that area. your alternate roads are going to be morgan station road. let's head over this time to westbound i-70 at the woodbine exit. debris blocks the right lane. aaron and eun? >>> 6:12. 76 degrees. after the break, a weekend golf faps will never for bet. some of the remarkable images of the damage done of the picturesque congressional country club. >>> update on the clean-up. efforts to get the lights back on. our team coverage after the st switching to progressive could mean hun
, yet another day riple digit temperatures from oklahoma city to baltimore. record breaking heat now linked to two deaths in chicago. severe storms through parts of tennessee, killing two people and knocking out power to thousands. >>> and thanks but no thanks. the lifeguard fired who leaving his zone for a rescue was offered his job back. why did he turn it down? we'll explain today, july 6th, 2012. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm natalie morales. >> i'm willie geist in for matt. more on this morning's jobs report in a mom. meantime the brutal heat wave that's gripped much of this nation expected finally to come to an end this weekend. >> you may be feeling the impact of the summer scorcher long after this weather cools down. we'll explain straight ahead. >> new details on that fourth of july tragedy off new york's long island, three children killed when a yacht capsized. this morning we'll hear from the man who was operating the boat at the time and lost his nephew in the
across our region from baltimore all the way down, and making its way across the chesapeake. down towards salisbury and ocean city, all the effects from this storm. the good news is it is out of here. we do not expect to see any more anytime soon. how rare is this? well, 1 in 4, or one every four years, star derechos are concerned. one in every two years back to the west, including allegheny county, but it's back to the west he hear about this. chicago, cincinnati, places in ohio, they see about one of those a year. for us, once every four years, i don't think we even see this kind of derecho. it could be one every ten or 20 when we have this type of storm. i'll update you on the complete forecast over the next couple minutes. >>> to help commuters who will be leaving d.c. tonight, hov restrictions have been suspended. that means drivers are free to use any lane of i-270 during the evening rush. >>> also, there is help for xwhuter headed toward virginia tonight. v-dot is lifting hov restrictions for interstate 66 web inside the beltway. regular restrictions to two or more passengers per v
baltimore. baltimore third line, 3.25 inches of rain. it poured there yesterday. especially around the key bridge. ocean city too with over four inches of rain. take a look at your beach forecast coming up in a couple of minutes. but it has been pretty soggy out there ocean city. here's a look at storm 4 radar. light showers right now. around annapolis, maryland, fairfax, shifting to the east. leesburg a little wet. i-66 wet weather too. then you'll notice the little areas that are a little darker here around winchester, scattered, moderate rain as well as around petersburg. up around morgantown and some pockets there, clusters of thunderstorms. lightning but i'm still not expecting any severe thunderstorms for our area and that means we're not going to be looking at any high winds rushing through this area, just some moderate and heavy rain in spots that could lead to more flooding. northeast wind for us, way cool for us too. 76 degrees, are ronald reagan washington national airport right now forecast for tonight, wake up forecast 75 degrees by 11:00 p.m. heaviest rain for us between 8:
month, voters approved cutting city workers pensions. baltimore may sell ad space on the side of its fire trucks. back here in scranton, the unions are hoping the judge holds the mayor in contempt of court and starts imposing fines and penalties if he doesn't pay the full wages. it's money the mayor insists he simply did not have. so the standoff continues. the next payday is next friday the 20th. savannah. >> ron allen in scranton for us. it is now 7:14 and here is matt. >> savannah, thank you. it was one of the worst passenger ships wrecks in history. it killed 32 people. the infamous captain is explain his actions in his first interview since the crash. nbc's michelle kosinski has details on this this morning. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: hi, matt. you may have noticed the ship is still here. salvagers have been working carefully to eventually tow it away. the captain, remember him, just released from house arrest. he spoke last night to italy's channel 5 tv and apologized. and he said when the wreck happened, just as with so many car crashes, that he was distracted on the
areas. you had one area of some heavier rain and lightning that went just knot of baltimore. then you had another area that split and went down to the south. fredericksburg, now headed towards cambridge and areas like salisbury and ocean city. salisbury in the next 28 minutes. in fact, snow hill in the next 43 minutes. bringing heavy rain in that little area that you see there. the possibility of some hail. earlier in damascus, three quarter-inch size hail in damascus, virginia, this morning. holding at 80. the last hour here. last two hours, in fact. 62 degrees. the current dew point temperature. plenty sticky outside already. rockville at 72. college park at 76. 80 there in areas of d.c. and today's high, 95 degrees. but with a chance for showers and storms scattered. just a slight chance from about noon until about 10:00 or 11:00 p.m. danella? >> still seeing dark traffic lights this morning. a lot of debris in the roadway so you have to be cautious as you leave your house and make your way. traveling on old georgetown road near battery lane. all of your lanes are blocked there bec
your weather. we'll see our pick city of the day today just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. mostly sunny. temperature 90 breeze. with ae show you on the radar, showers and thunderstorms making their way through midsection of the country. also along the southeast atlantic coast looking for wet weather. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi valley. gorgeous day in the pacific northwest and plenty of sunshine, and that sunshine extends down along the west coast. look pour monsoonal moisture in the southwest bringing showers to phoenix. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we've got a little bit of humidity in the air, and some sunshine, and temperatures are in the low 70s. much of the region now. storm 4 radar showing one shower along the baltimore waterfront and in the northern neck of virginia right there on the bay. those are slowly drifting so they may cause some temporary flooding where they're just sitting there and raining. later today partly sunny near 95. get a passi
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